<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search


The areaorama : a view in the Regents Park.

[London] : S. & I. Fuller, May 1, 1825.
Physical Description:
1 peepshow (7 sheets) : hand-colored etchings ; 11 x 14 cm, 75 cm in depth (extended)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 A7
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title and imprint from green printed label pasted on outside of slipcase.
A telescopic peep show comprised of 8 hand-coloured, cut-out engravings on cardboard panels, connected top and bottom by lighter paper (folded accordian style), with a peephole on the first panel.
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 20
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 177
Hyde, R. Paper peepshows, cat. 193
Osborne catalogue, II:1050
Subject Terms:
Parks -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Regent's Park (London, England)
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Tunnel books.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.